Immaculately detailed...a wonderful read. ( EMPIRE)
A book to savour for its many excellences...(James Stewart) receives the intelligent biography he deserves. ( DAILY TELEGRAPH)
Well produced, well researched, well written. ( SUNDAY EXPRESS)
In this penetrating and riveting biography of one of Hollywood's most beloved screen icons, Donald Dewey probes beneath Jimmy Stewart, the conservative image and ideal, to reveal James Stewart, the actor and the man.
Through hundreds of interviews and in-depth analysis of his seventy-five films, the author assesses how the Hollywood man-about-town of the 1930's and 40's - Stewart's lovers included Ginger Roberts, Olivia de Havilland and Marlene Dietrich - became the epitome of American family values who remained married for forty-five years; and how the studio-bred, effervescent star of It's a Wonderful Life developed into the brilliant actor whose performances in films such as Vertigo and Shenandoah exposed a vulnerability unseen in his personal relationships. With many insights into the turmoil of his private life, the artistry behind his cinematic craft and his heroic military record in the Secon World War, Dewey gives us much more than a legend to love.
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Descripción Sphere. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0751521604 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.1273847
Descripción Sphere, 1997. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110751521604